We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.